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Using Props to Improve Your eBay Photos

To take good photos of your eBay auction items, you need some props. Although you may think it strange that a line item in your accounting program will read [more…]

Where to Store Your eBay Images

You need a safe place to store your pictures for eBay. If your images don't appear when someone clicks your auction, or if your images take too long to load, a user might click off your auction and go [more…]

Alternative eBay Electronic Payment Options

eBay allows buyers to pay in several ways, and although PayPal is the most common payment method, other options are available. Person-to-person payment systems allow buyers to authorize payments from their [more…]

Selling on eBay with PayPal

PayPal allows eBay buyers to safely click and pay with a credit card, instant transfer, or e-check directly from eBay (or thousands of other online stores) after they've won an auction or made a purchase [more…]

How to Download eBay Transaction Information from PayPal

PayPal makes recordkeeping for your eBay auction business a snap. A brilliant feature of PayPal is that you can download your sales and deposit history to your computer. Although PayPal also offers files [more…]

How to Register as an eBay Seller with PayPal

PayPal makes running an eBay business easy. It helps you manage payments and even gives you all the tools you need for recordkeeping. If you are running eBay auctions but aren't registered with PayPal [more…]

Accepting Credit Card Payments on eBay

As an eBay seller, you can accept credit card payments from the winning bidders on your auction items. Paying by credit card is becoming more popular on eBay. Plus, major credit card payment services have [more…]

Ramping Up Your eBay.com.au Business

You started out slowly selling on eBay; now you’re thinking about devoting more time to your eBay business, because you think have the beginnings of a real-live e-business. You’re going to need a few things [more…]

Knowing What to Sell in Your eBay.com.au Store

The key to successfully selling items at eBay is to find things people actually want to buy at the right price. That might seem obvious, but having stuff to [more…]

Stocking Your eBay.com.au Store

If you’re not sure what you want to sell for profit at eBay — but you’re a shop-till-you-drop person by nature — then you’ve got an edge. Incorporate your advanced shopping techniques into your daily routine [more…]

Watching Out for eBay.com.au Announcements

Keeping up with eBay’s announcements and news is really important. On the eBay All General Announcements page you will find information that gets released each month to the buying and selling community [more…]

Making Money on eBay For Dummies Cheat Sheet (Australian Edition)

Setting up a store is only the first step to making money on eBay.com.au — but what are you going to sell? And where will you buy all your eBay inventory? Here are some tips for deciding on what’s trendy [more…]

The eCheck's in the E-Mail

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Make 'Never, Ever Give Up' Your Online Business Mantra

Yes, this does sound like a cheesy song from the 80s, but the message is really important. There are really only two types of online entrepreneurs: Those who keep trying to get a business off the ground [more…]

10 Ways to Make Money Quickly as a Micro-Entrepreneur

Even as a micro-entrepreneur, you may need some cash in a hurry. There are dozens of different ways to make money as a micro-entrepreneur, but to help you keep focused, here are ten proven ways to make [more…]

Find Items to Sell as a Micro-Entrepreneur

One opportunity for you as a micro-entrepreneur is to buy items at a low price and sell them at a profit. To build an inventory of items for your micro-entrepreneurial business, focus on paying the smallest [more…]

Sell Items Online at a Profit as a Micro-Entrepreneur

One opportunity for micro-entrepreneurs is to buy items at low prices and sell them at a profit. It’s easy for micro-entrepreneurs to find items selling at bargain prices in today’s economy. Before you [more…]

Choose a Sales Format for Your eBay Merchandise

eBay offers several options to sell your merchandise on the site. You can sell via fixed- price listings, or you may run traditional auctions. Other types of listings — Best Offer [more…]

Using eBay Marketing Tools to Increase Your Sales

eBay offers vendors who sell on the site some promotional aids, located under the Marketing Tools heading. You can perform many tasks that help bring customers to your store [more…]

Choosing the Best Shipping Company for Your eBay Items

Deciding on your carrier can be the most important decision in your eBay business. You need to decide which shipping company is more convenient for you [more…]

What Is an eBay PowerSeller? Top Rated Seller?

When you browse through the items on eBay, you're bound to notice a Top Rated Seller icon next to some sellers' user IDs. To the uninitiated, this may look like an award given to a person who's sold hundreds [more…]

eBay Business All-In-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you’re working on your eBay business, learn some basic codes for typing special characters that you will need and keep a list of tax deadlines on hand so you’re not late in filing. To present the [more…]

How to Find the Right Computer to Become and eBay Power User

You don’t have to know a lot of fancy computer mumbo-jumbo to do well on eBay, but you must have a computer. If you’re in the market for a computer, you can buy a new, used, or refurbished system, depending [more…]

How to Use eBay’s Navigation Bar

The navigation bar is at the top of the eBay home page and lists five eBay links that take you directly to different eBay areas. Using the navigation bar is kind of like doing one-stop clicking. You can [more…]

Create an E-Mail Account for eBay Use

After you have access to the Internet, you need access to e-mail to be successful with eBay. If you have your own computer and an ISP, you probably have e-mail access automatically. But if you’re logging [more…]

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